11/21/14 11:17am

See the map below. Due to the Run for Shelter which is TOMORROW morning, from 6am to 11am, the westbound lanes of Eisenhower Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic.

11/21/14 9:56am

Food truck in Alexandria

For our rule 5 Friday, we scanned the local Alexandria area blogs and websites to find the most interesting items you might have missed. On Rule 5 Friday, we feature our fellow local bloggers so, please show them some link love. Thank you!


11/21/14 9:30am
Alexandria Deputy City Manager Thomas Gates

City Manager Rashad M. Young has announced that Deputy City Manager Thomas C. Gates will resign effective December 12 to accept appointment as County Administrator for Roanoke County, Va.

“Tom has helped shepherd some of the City’s most important initiatives over the last five years,” said Young. “His work to improve the City’s budget process, civic engagement, internal operations, and communications will pay dividends for our organization for years to come.”

Gates joined the City in 2009 as Assistant City Manager for Management Improvement. As Deputy City Manager, he is responsible for organizational strategy and efficiency through oversight of the City’s Office of Management and Budget, Office of Performance and Accountability, Office of Internal Audit, Office of Communications and Public Information, and Department of Human Resources.

“I’m proud of the work we’ve done to help promote accountable and fiscally responsible government,” said Gates. “I’m excited to take on a new opportunity, but I’ll miss the people I’ve come to know in Alexandria.”

11/21/14 9:24am
Thomas Jefferson

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience an afternoon of great Madeira and conversation with President Jefferson on Sunday, November 23 at Gadsby’s Tavern! Jefferson noted a particular blend that he was most fond of – The Rare Wine Company’s Jefferson Special Reserve was crafted with this in mind. Enjoy this Madeira and period-inspired food while conversing with our third President. 3 – 4:30 p.m. $45 per person.

Gadsby’s Tavern is located at 134 North Royal Street in Old Town Alexandria. Click this link to purchase tickets.

11/21/14 9:15am

Tickets are still available for the Hunt Ball and Dinner on Saturday, November 22. Start your evening with a period-inspired banquet that will feature a seasonal menu. Then head to the ballroom for English Country “hunt” Dances, live music, dessert collation, gaming, and a cash bar. Regency costume suggested; cocktail attire encouraged. The Banquet begins at 5:30pm and the Ball begins at 8 p.m. $120 for the banquet and ball, $45 for the ball.

Click this link to purchase tickets.

11/21/14 9:01am
Open House signs in Alexandria, Virginia

There are dozens of homes for sale with open houses in Alexandria, Virginia scheduled for this weekend, November 22-23 2014. You can view them at this link. Rentals with open houses are at this link.

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